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Sand Glutton

Sand Glutton CR 4

The bulbous body of this burrowing sand creature is a rubbery black and blue mass from which four writhing tentacles emerge. A large toothless maw pulses and contorts at its center.

XP 1,200
N Large aberration
Init +0; Senses blindsense (vibration) 60 ft., darkvision 60 ft.; Perception +10


EAC 14; KAC 16
Fort +6, Ref +6, Will +5
Defensive Abilities subterranean cover


Speed 20 ft., burrow 20 ft.
Melee tentacle +12 (1d6+6 B plus grab)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 10 ft.
Offensive Abilities grappling tentacles


Str +5, Dex +0, Con +3, Int –3, Wis +1, Cha –2
Skills Perception +10, Stealth +15, Survival +10


Grappling Tentacles (Ex)

A sand glutton can grapple separate targets with each of its four tentacles. When making a full attack, the sand glutton may use its tentacle attacks to renew any number of these grapples in addition to making up to two tentacle attacks on different ungrappled targets.

Subterranean Cover (Ex)

Sand gluttons’ long tentacles can attack from beneath the ground, maintaining cover from those on the surface while still being able to make melee attacks.

Sunder attempts against the sand glutton’s tentacles ignore this cover. A sand glutton has four tentacles each with 10 HP. Destroyed tentacles regenerate in 1d4 days.


Environment temperate or warm desert
Organization solitary, pair, or clutch (3–6)

Sand gluttons are opportunistic hunters which wait for prey to move within range of their grasping tentacles. They pull unsuspecting prey into their maws and then drag them underground to suffocate, where sand gluttons can feed on the body for days.

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